Edgemead provides visitors the best of both worlds; it exists as the quintessential suburbia with its green pastures and wide-open spaces and playgrounds for children, yet is in close proximity to the retail heart of Cape Town.
Situated a mere 20 minutes from Cape Town central, Edgemead lies at the foot of the Tygerberg Hills. While stressed-out corporates escape the Mother City for a more tranquil way of life, the town's close proximity to the Durbanville Wine Route allows residents to embark on wine tasting expeditions on the weekends.
The beginnings of Edgemead as a residential suburb are humble. During the 1970's, affordable housing became available to first-time buyers and potential homeowners on a budget. Not only was its affordability a major attraction, but the stipulated title deeds ensured that the area was safe, environmentally friendly and overall, a pleasant area to start a family. This was done by ensuring that no trees were cut down without permission (and a good enough reason) and advertising was limited to restrict over-commercialisation.
While families bask in the verdant greenery, those who tire from the continuous slow-paced life can find some fun and entertainment at Grandwest Casino and Entertainment World. This world-class casino does not only cater to the ways of gambling fanatics, but also provides a host of family-orientated activities and dining experiences. Drop your kid off at the comprehensive children's entertainment area or allow them to show off their skating abilities at the Olympic-sized ice rink. If you’re looking for a bit to eat in between skating or gambling, there are numerous top-quality restaurants scattered around the casino.
If you're looking to spend a couple of days in Edgemead, there are some lovely self-catering establishments in the area.
Shopaholics looking to engage in some retail therapy can do so at Canal Walk. This shopping centre is Africa's super-regional retail mall, boasting numerous outlets, a spacious food court and a top-of-the-range cinema entertainment complex.
Natalie Huth welcomes you to Nat-Art Self-Catering Accommodation in Edgemead, a safe, quiet, garden city suburb of Cape Town, South Africa.
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Well situated in a quiet cul de sac in the heart of a well established leafy suburb of Edgemead is the main elegantly appointed three bedroomed Goblin's Mead 1 and the adjoining self contained 2 bedr... More Info
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Swimming pool with space for tanning. Each Self catering unit has separate entrance. Units have different bed arrangements some with single beds, which can be made up into King size bed on request, do... More Info
Gypsy's Corner, situated in the beautiful tree lined suburb of Edgemead. A safe and secure area only 15 minutes away from the center of Cape Town, Table Mountain, Waterfront, Cape Town International A... More Info
We offer a homely environment, warm hospitality, great service and comfort. Gypsy's Corner, situated in the beautiful tree lined suburb of Edgemead. A safe and secure area only 15 minutes away from th... More Info
Homely environment; warm hospitality; great service; comfort A lovely bright bedroom with shower en-suite, mini kitchen, sliding door looking out onto the pool & garden. Perfect for that overnight / s... More Info
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Lovely neighborhood, close to amenities and safe.
- Onia Venter
Excellent. Woolworths well stocked, dinner at Ocean Basket above standard and the suburb was very neat and tidy.
- Lars Nayler
Edgemead is a wonderful place, the people are so friendly and the area is so neat and tidy. Has a lovely little shopping centre with food and laundry facilities, secure and safe parking and open till late.
I loved Edgemead and will return when next in Cape Town.
- Janine Richardson
Leafy suburb with neat houses and close to N1 and Canal Walk.
- Shirley Thomas
Very quiet and peaceful. Bit tricky to navigate without a GPS
- Mayuri Reddy